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Moore Literary Society



  • Existence: 1871-1939

The Moore Literary Society was established in 1871. It was named after the president of the Normal school's Board of Trustees, Dr. William E. Moore. The Moore Literary Society had it's own library and sponsored social events and debates. The society lost membership and students lost interest in it's functions and it disappeared around 1939.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Moore Literary Society Records

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 017
Abstract The Moore Literary Society Records is a collection of materials relating to the society's events, business (such as bylaws and constitutions) and publications.  The Moore Literary Society was one of two literary societies at West Chester during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  The societies served as the main social outlet for West Chester State Normal School students and also provided a place for healthy debate and publication.  The Moore Literary Society published its own periodical,...